The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 26 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing System Testing 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.13% 0.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 0.55% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £195 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -11.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+223.88% -38.25%
System Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 183 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 82.59% 75.93% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 128 108
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.25 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.75% -63.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.39 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £13.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

System Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Felixstowe - 3 £350 -
Beccles - 2 £185 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) CCA
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) NHS
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (12.50%) RIA
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCA
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft